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Piscatory

adjective
1.
Relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing.  Synonym: piscatorial.






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"Piscatory" Quotes from Famous Books



... Yorkshire side springs one of the rills which fall into the Hodder, a well-known stream, held in great respect by those ambulatory gentlemen whose love of society and amusing recreations leads them to lay in a stock of patience for life in the pursuit of piscatory delights. ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) • John Roby

... Greece was to cut off the head of this Coletti, as well as all the present chiefs of parties. He observed "Another generation alone can regenerate Greece." The merchant added, "I should like also to hang up that Monsieur Piscatory." ...
— Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 • James Richardson

... equal to any representation made; that game is at all times abundant, especially in autumn, when fine sport is to be obtained by those who handle "mantons" with even moderate skill; furthermore, the followers of quaint old Isaac, the ancient angler, need but a tithe of his art to tempt the piscatory tribe from their native element. But he did affirm that in midsummer, the mercury in the tube scarcely ever gets below 100 deg. Fahrenheit, and the action of the sun's rays upon the stagnant water before-named, gives such an intimation to the nostrils of the state of the atmosphere, ...
— Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas • W. Hastings Macaulay



Words linked to "Piscatory" :   piscatorial, fishing



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